Laura Allen’s Upcoming Classes

March 21-23 AMTA-IL Chapter  Des Plaines, IL
One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice (held twice)
Learn no-cost and low-cost ways to build your practice, advertising pitfalls to avoid, and how to create a marketing calendar and budget that can co-exist in peaceful harmony.

Using Research to Market Your Massage Therapy Practice
You don’t need to be intimidated by research, and you don’t have to BE a researcher. You just need to know where to find good credible research studies and how to share those with physicians and the public. You must register directly with them by clicking on this link

March 29-30 Rutherfordton NC
Working with Veterans: Strategies and Considerations
In this course, which was developed by Amy Appel of Real-Life Alternatives, you will summarize the ways in which massage therapy is good for the veteran population in general, identify common characteristics of veterans and develop skills for communicating with them, identify health conditions that are specific to individual theaters of war, identify the 15 veteran-related health conditions, and develop a strategic plan for working with veterans using the SMEAC process. We will also be having a guest speaker in this class, a veteran who suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, who will be here to share his experiences and answer questions. 16 CE Contact Hours, $$$ DISCOUNTED PRICE OF $125. You MUST enter the discount code VIP when you register or you will be charged the full amount. You may register by clicking on this link.

May 3-4  AMTA-MA Chapter  Needham,MA
Using Research to Market Your Massage Therapy Practice (see description above)
One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice (see description above)
The Educated Heart: Roles and Boundaries for Massage Therapists

The most fun and informative Ethics class—you’ll learn how maintaining your own careful boundaries is crucial to your success and financial prosperity.
You must register directly with them by clicking on this link.

May 16-18  Obus School of Healing Therapies, Dublin Ireland
Advanced Massage Techniques
Assessment techniques, and getting people out of pain due to low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJD, sprains and strains…get some great new techniques for your toolbox. You must register directly with them by clicking on this link.

June 22-23 MN School of Business, Elk River, MN
Techniques for TMJ Dysfunction
Review the anatomy and physiology of the temperomandibular joint and related muscles. Learn a massage sequence, including intraoral work, that
brings most people relief from the pain, limited ROM, and clicking that often accompanies TMJ Dysfunction. You’ll also learn how to approach dentists for referrals for TMJ work. This class is 6 CE Contact Hours, Choose ONE of the dates to attend. Space is limited. Call 763-421-2807763-421-2807 to register.

July 20-23  Las Vegas, NV World Massage Festival
Laura is this year’s Keynote Speaker for the Festival and is also presenting One Year to a Successful Massage Therapy Practice. You must register directly with them for this great event by clicking on this link.

Sept 22 The Wisdom Tree, Boone NC
details to be announced

Sept 29  Rutherfordton NC
The Educated Heart: Roles and Boundaries for Massage Therapists
The most fun and informative Ethics class—you’ll learn how maintaining your own careful boundaries is crucial to your success and financial prosperity. 3-6 pm 3 CE hours
Register by clicking on this link.